(The course as supplied includes all necessary ancillary items such as chart forms and calculation sheets.)
What is astrology? The symbols of the planets and their meanings
The solar system; the zodiac; the symbols of the signs
Some basic definitions; understanding time
Erecting the horoscope (1): the house cusps
Erecting the horoscope (2): the planetary positions
Erecting the horoscope (3): the aspects
Summarizing the chart; the elements and qualities
The planets; their rulership of the signs and houses
First steps in interpretation
Interpreting the aspects
Delineating the horoscope
The history of astrology
Preparing for the advanced course
To view the first lesson of the Beginners' Course please click here.
This comprises some practice in erecting charts followed by lessons 7 – 14 of the Beginners’ Course, see above.
This course comprises three separate modules; the first consists primarily of lessons in the various facets of delineation, preparing the student for practical work on horoscopes. It is illustrated with a number of interesting real-life case histories. The second module deals with the various methods of prognostication; the third introduces a number of other astrological techniques and also tackles ethical issues. As with the other courses, the emphasis is on the spiritual interpretation of the horoscope, the life path and lessons as shown in it and how these apply to practical life and problems. Any necessary specialist stationery is included, but at this stage students are expect to purchase their own blank natal chartforms and any ephemerides they may need.
Introduction to the Seven Rays
The Seven Rays (2): basic descriptions of the rays; observing them in action in everyday life.
The Seven Rays (3): the operation of the rays at the different levels of consciousness
Zodiacal subdivisions; the importance of house cusps; analysis of the charts of twins – how are the differences shown?
Aspect patterns (1): conjunctions and satellitia; a biographical study with comment and analysis
Aspect patterns (2): oppositions, squares and grand crosses; further biographical study
Aspect patterns (3): grand trines; more biographical study
The Moon’s nodes
The importance of the houses; vocational guidance, health and relationships; finding the talents and abilities in the horoscope; case histories discussed
The complete birth chart; putting together a delineation including analysis at deeper levels
The progressed horoscope (1): the Arabian ‘day for a year’ method, progressed and converse; finding adjusted calculation dates; charting and calculating progressed and converse secondary directions; the progressed angles
The progressed horoscope (2): interpreting the major progressions
The progressed horoscope (3): transits; eclipses and new moons
The progressed horoscope (4): the cycles of the Moon
The progressed horoscope (5): the lunar aspects
Rectification: the problem of the unknown birth time
Synastry: chart interactions and comparisons; looking at relationships using synastry; composite charts
The major asteroids; the fixed stars
An introduction to horary astrology
The astrological consultation
The written horoscope
Finding one’s ‘path of light’; astrology, meditation and intuition; conclusion